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Jan 30, 2013 11:35pm PST
] are there any of you betting on the super bowl? any of you betting on the outcome? there they are, officers. take them away. super bowl weekend is the biggest gambling weekend of the year in the united states. right now the niners are three and a half point favorites to win the game. but everyone knows about the regular bets you make on the super bowl. i like what they call the proposition, or prop bets. this is a real bet you can make. will any player on either active roster be arrested before the super bowl? [ laughter ] if you say yes, bet $100. if you win, you will win $550. by the way, if i'm a cop in new orleans, i take that bet, then arrest the first player i see. here's another one. will alicia keys omit or forget one word of the national anthem. if you say yes and bet $150, you can win $250. this is my favorite. will beyonce's hair be curly or crimped or will she wear it straight? you win $150 for straight. this is the kind of stuff you can bet on. beyonce's crimping iron could put your kids through college if you put your money on it. last year, i won -- i forget how much i won. b
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
and american taxpayers came to the rescue. $182 billion for aig. the insurance giant had bet on mortgage securities. bets that went terribly wrong. fed chairman ben bernanke later calling the bets unconscionable. fast forward and now the company just finished paying back american taxpayers. and in those new ads, proud of it. >> we've repaid every dollar america lent us. >> everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion -- >> for the american people. >> reporter: but as those ads play on tv, aig is now deciding whether to sue the federal government. the claim? that the terms of the bailout, that taxpayer rescue, actually hurt shareholders. in part, arguing the interest charge on that government rescue money was too high. tonight, the new york fed telling us, "there's no merit to this suit," saying, "back then, aig's board of directors had an alternative choice to borrowing from the federal reserve and that choice was bankruptcy." had there not be taxpayer help, had there not been a bailout, what would the shareholders have now anyway? >> they would have very little, possibly zero. >>
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 4:30am PST
. >> here is mike with the forecast. if you are a betting man, what would you bet on mavericks this weekend? >> no. i have not looked. i will look and let you know. i have not looked. >> if they hold it it will be warmer than the past week. >> that is a good point. it will be nice to be out there with temperatures in the 60's. there are strong informs a thousand miles away from us around that omega block high. i will get back to you on that. now, from the east bay hills camera to emeryville and across san francisco, it is calm. live doppler 7 hd shows satellite showing not a cloud or radar return. the frost is out there and the air continues to get dry. the frost is not as thick as early in the week and last weekend. dress for freezing temperatures inland but for antioch at 37. we are freezing in los gatos at 31. redwood city is 33. mid-to-upper 30's the rest of the bay shore and san francisco is at 43. as far as temperatures around monterey we are above freezing inland to salinas and 29 in gilroy. hazy sunshine today because it is "spare the air" and milder temperatures. we have the possib
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 11:35pm PST
. and what's slow? my grandma's slow. would you like it better if she was fast? i bet she would like it if she was fast. hm, maybe give her some turbo boosters. tape a cheetah to her back. tape a cheetah to her back? seems like you have thought about this before. [ male announcer ] it's not complicated. faster is better. and the iphone 5 downloads fastest on at&t 4g. ♪ and the iphone 5 downloads fastest on at&t 4g. yeah.mmm! this is microwaved? it's great. nice. ehh. introducing ball park beef patties made with 100% beef. they're pre-grilled, then individually frozen for a juicy, hot-off-the-grill burger in about a minute. an) 3 days of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >> jim
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 11:35pm PST
, to be fair, this is smaller than i thought it would be. but hey, i bet jimmy gets that a lot. [ laughter ] now, i am going to be making a few changes tonight. because i think you people deserve the best show possible. [ cheers and applause ] right? so let me start with you. hi, guillermo. >> hi, mr. matt damon. [ laughter ] >> don't mr. matt damon me, you're kimmel's side kick. you're probably just going to go over there and untie him the minute i turn my back. >> no, no. i don't like jimmy, he's a dumbass. [ laughter ] >> so you're going to be loyal to me now? >> yes, my lord. [ laughter ] >> i'm sorry, guillermo. i just can't believe that. buenos noches, my friend. ladies and gentlemen, i took the liberty of hiring my own guillermo. so please welcome legendary actor andy garcia. [ cheers and applause ] hello, andy! >> hello, mr. matt damon. [ laughter ] >> are you prepared to be my faithful side kick? >> si. i got my taser. >> he's got a taser and he's in character. excellent, mi amigo. what else can we change around here. the band leader. what's your name? >> i'm cleto. >> i'm sorry.
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 10:00pm PST
be. but, hey, i bet jimmy gets that a lot. [ rimshot ] now, i am gonna be making a few changes tonight because i think you people deserve the best show possible. [ cheers and applause ] right? so let me start with, uh... with you. hi, guillermo. hi, mr. matt damon. [ laughter ] don't "mr. matt damon" me. you're kimmel's sidekick. you're probably just gonna go over there and untie him the minute i turn my back. no, no. i don't like jimmy. he's a dumbass. [ laughter ] so you're gonna be loyal to me now? yes, my lord. i'm sorry, guillermo. i just -- i just can't believe that. buenas noches, my friend. [ laughter ] ladies and gentlemen, i took the liberty of hiring my own guillermo. so please welcome legendary actor andy garcia. [ cheers and applause ] hello, andy. [ as guillermo ] hello, mr. matt damon. [ laughter ] are you prepared to be my faithful sidekick? sí. i brought my taser. [ taser crackles ] he's got a taser, and he's in character. excellent, mi amigo. okay, what else can we change around here? uh, the band leader. yeah, right. what's your name? i'm cleto. yeah, no, i'
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
bet ed lee make as head of the nfl championship game. >> i'm michael finny. are you tired of taking bad photos on your phone? new technology promising to hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> this afternoon a report suggests death rates from dramatically in two decades. the overall rate dropped 20% from the peak in 1991 translating to a decline of one million deaths during that time and death rates continue to decline for lung, colon, breast and prostate cancers but it is estimated 1.6 million americans will be diagnosed with cancer this year and 580,000 of those will be fatal. >> u.s. da is issuing a warning about sorry, fda issuing a warning about metal on metal hip implants a apparently they can cause soft tissue damage and pain. which could lead to additional surgeries. the warning follows several recalls made by johnson and johnson. añ with a plastic pocket. >> starting next week
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
by february 28th. the pentagon is betting next war will be fought an a digital frontier. kept of defense reportedly adding 4,000 people to the cyber command force and also dividing cyber security force into three groups, one branch protecting infrom a struk tour and a growth securing pentagon system autos it's a mixed close for stocks on a drop in pending home sales. shares of apple leading gains. and remember when groupon played ads during super bowl? well, now, black berry maker research in motion is taking a painl out of the playbook and will advertise during the biggest night in football. the model will be the subject of that super bowl commercial and hopefully ads will come off better than groupon as well. groupon candidates sort of came outs a flop n bloomberg studios in san francisco, i'm emily chang, carolyn, dan, back to you. >> thank you very much. >> let's check on the forecast. >> nice way to start, too. >> sunny skies, deep blue. thin clouds and grit visibility. >> there is a live look, looking west, you can see the rich blue color of the sky there. some reelections of sunse
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 11:00am PST
gift. >> i bet. >> exactly the same age. >> thanks for joining us. b [c [dramatic music] ♪ >> thank you, guys. [laughs] hi. [smooching] >> you look fabulous. >> no, you're fabulous. >> no, you do. look at you. >> you. hello, and welcome to millionaire. well, if today's first contestant doesn't win a lot o money here on money here on millionaire, she can probably earn some serious cash working as a lookalike for liza minnelli. >> oh, my goodness. >> from long beach, mississippi, please welcome deborah bishop. hi, deborah. >> hi. [cheers and applause] >> well, you do bear a striking resemblance. resemblance. do you get mistaken for her a lot? >> oh, wait, let me tell you the story. >> okay. >> i was in new orleans, and it was on halloween, and i had on an off-the-shoulder sequin dress
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
. you can bet they'll celebrate him for many years still to come. >> he's done a great job. thank you very much. abc 7 news will be following 49ers to new orleans for the big game. look for live reports all next week. >> surfer got more than he bargained for today after getting caught up in rip tides off san francisco ocean beach. sky 7 was overhead as the surfer sat on seal rock waiting to be rescued. he sat there. coast guard tried to approach the rock. they thought about a helicopter rescue. he explains they settled on a different aapproach. >> firefighters on surf boards came up close to me, told me to jump in. it's the right time. jumped n we paddled into the bay. further than i thought was possible. they picked us up and drove us here. >> the boat then took him to the pier. he was checked out as you can see, just heard him speak, he's doing just fine. >> the trial started in one of the worst work place killings in silicon valley. three executives of a start up company shot and killed four years ago. and now an attorney as a unique defense from his client. >> the attorney for the
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 4:00pm PST
, talking about mayoral bets since we beat the falcons mayor lee won his bet with that city's mayor, 25 pounds of peaches are on the way. >> thank you, carolyn. a lot of peaches. abc 7 news -- we'req sending our entire team, clearing out this building. i'll be there. mike shumann will be there. shu is a former 49 yes, i think his super bowl ring is surgically attached at this point. it doesn't come off. >> and we'll be tweeting updates on abc 7 news bay area, coming up after 4:37, the prank that caught jim and john's parents off guard it was really funny. ang around for that. let's check a check of the forecast. >> wet weather, just a look at live doppler 7. you can see a path of moisture reaching from east bay down to south bay. south bay has been the wettest region 12-24 hours. there are pockets of rainfall around to milpitas. in the east bay, we are picking up on live doppler 7 hd. this is not hitting the ground but there are pockets of rainfall in this region. live more, snaft recorded a tenth of an inch. now up to 19/100ths of rain in the last 12 hours, just updated these numbers.
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 2:00am PST
bernard is live in bet human ma. -- petaluma. folks are bundling up. >> folks here are bracing for the coldest night so far this year. behind me, petaluma boulevard, it's been very quiet for hours. near freezing temperatures s so cold in petaluma, you. might swear these icicles were the real thing. >> it's no night for street performer danny burks to be outside with his dog, molly. >> i'm from iowa. we get this type of cold, but we get it with snow. so frost all every everything, all over the sleeping bags. >> the frost almost looked like snow on auto row after a deep freeze overnight, which sent aaron into survival mode. >> heat cranked up high and lots of extra blankets. >> surprised tourists thought california was always warm and sunny. >> it's cold as ice. that and the wind and rain, i thought i was back home. >> the frigid cold was great for business at this store, where it's christmas every day. >> we had a lot of people coming in, just checking out the store. so it helps out with the business when it's cold outside. >> across petaluma boulevard, it's slow. at la la's cre
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 11:35pm PST
. with these simple tests, you'll know if your gal pal is real or imaginary. now go make babies. >> you bet we will. >> jimmy: they'll have beautiful children. tonight, from "girls," allison williams is here. we have music from gin wigmore. and woel be right back with music from naomi watts. so stick around. mr. parker! sir... excuse me, excuse me... can i get you to sign off on the johnson case... ♪ we built this city! don't let food hang around. ♪ on rock & roll! [ orbit trumpet plays ] clean it up with orbit! [ ding! ] fabulous! for a good clean feeling... eat. drink. chew orbit. an amazing new taste to share. ♪ dollar menu. always sharing all your favorites, for just a dollar, everyday. ♪ e w eltryeantryeanarge, ,r-ssowi ve s,rsclto, y reoun'p yean >> jimmy: tonight on the program, what a great-looking show we have for you tonight. from the "girls" on hbo, allison williams is here. and then with music from her album, called "gravel & wine", all the way from new zealand, gin wigmore is here. we've got an interesting show for you tomorrow night too. our guest tomorrow night for the first
ABC
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am PST
president obama has ever done an interview sitting next to anybody but his wife. so you bet there's a lot of talk about that, and we'll talk to our powerhouse roundtable about that. >> you even heard hillary clinton say that this is a surprise, who would have thought four years ago they would be sitting together and being so close. very interesting. also this week hearings, confirmation hearings for the president's defense choice, defense secretary choice, chuck hagel, begin. at times this seemed to vary. what are the odds this is actually going to go through? >> reporter: well, i think the chances are very good that this will go through. he's had a series of meetings including with senator mccain trying to work out differences, trying to basically say what they want to hear, i think, and explain his positions further. they had some controversy over israel, over iran. we're going to ask senator mccain about that this morning and whether he would now vote for chuck hagel. >> martha, thank you. martha has a big show this morning. senators john mccain and robert menendez, as she said, plus a
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
by four or more points. i have $500 on the four-point spread. >> up at tahoe? >> it's an online bet. >> yeah. so it's really a tough. >> so if my math is correct, 28-24, somebody made money. last january at this point the season was over for the 49ers, but the old saying, wait until next year became a reality. >> ama: abc7 news sergio quintana is live in san francisco's mission district with more. reporter: well, am ma, as soon as the game wrapped up there were dozens upon dozens of people who came out here to the 24th and mission street bart station to make noise and celebrate the win. some people even brought drums and some people even brought some pots and pans. the 49ers' red is just about everywhere on this corner. the jubilation lasted for a couple hours following the game, and remained relatively well-behaved. >> look at this. the niners, baby, yeah! >> surreal. we're going to the super bowl! >> 24th and mission here early to set the tone we wanted people to celebrate but not get out of hand. celebrate on the sidewalks and not go in the streets. not to light bonfires like at
ABC
Jan 26, 2013 12:35am PST
again. ♪ >>> fortune magazine named google the best scum pcompany t for in america. we are betting some of that has to do with all the free food there, breakfast, lunch and dinner, but you may not know that google's legendary cafeterias are as optimized as their search engine, from color coded food to subliminal cues, abc's juju chang got a look. >> reporter: it is lunchtime at the google office in manhattan, free food, all you can eat, 24/7. ashley is a happy googler who wants to show me around. >> i am saving myself. there is a lot more. >> reporter: good. like everything google the cafeteria has been hyperanalyzed and reengineered and, it is loaded with nudges to nudge people toward healthy choices. >> we come in the entrance way, you see the salad bar first. >> reporter: if you are starving you will go for the first thing you see. research shows people tend to pile up on the first thing they see. so the salad bar occupies prime real estate. >> color coded signs to let you know what is healthy. obviously everything in the salad bar is more or less pretty healthy. >> reporter: it wasn
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 4:30am PST
ralph? sure. a roman gladiator? you bet. the thing under my bed? why not? ♪ [ female announcer ] get more announcer ] with embassy suites. book early and save up to 20%. but when i cook up some beef, ketchup, relish and cheese, cover it with crescent dough and pow! cheeseburger crescent casserole. double awesome. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> it is 5:00 on monday. thanks for joining us. i am kristen sze. this monday, starting super bowl week, our 49ers are down in new orleans and well hear about that. right now we will hear about the weather. >> i heard something about that. mike, how does it look? >> cloudy. good morning, everyone. you can see them on live doppler 7 hd, also note the lack of radar returns, it is still dry outside. this morning we are around 35 to 45 with high clouds and sunshine with a chance of s
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 11:35pm PST
. >> but if congress was 51% women, you can bet your bottom dollar we would not be debating contraception. >> we think we should be talking about transportation, infrastructure, or economic development. and we keep facing these amendments on abortion. it's like can't you just leave that alone? >> always brought up by men. >> and these new female arrivals signal a modern era, the first openly gaye senator tammy baldwin of wisconsin, who was in college when she was inspired by geraldine ferraro. >> i said to myself, i can do anything. the sky is the limit. >> is there a president in this room? >> you know, i think the thing is that every man wakes up in the morning and looks in the mirror and says i can be president. i think every woman looks in the mirror and says what can i get done for my country today? >> wait a minute, not one of you in this room looks in the mirror and says i can be president? >> doubtful. >> you may think it from time to time. [ laughter ] >> senator kelly ayot tells the story of her 8-year-old daughter. >> she said to me, mom, i don't want you to run for president. i looked at h
ABC
Jan 6, 2013 10:00am PST
station was on fill and was rocking like crazy. we had monitors all over the place. i bet you have good vice about securing belongings. >> there is. the other half, they are the ones saying, i really don't need to. i'm not too concerned about myself. what they don't think about is what happened at the station, you had monitors crash and break things that were valuable that were lost in that. it wasn't people weren't dying in the studio but you had stuff that broke. what we say, take a look what you have that you can secure now. like a television, five dollar strap can secure a tv. how about not having that fly off the wall with a simple strap. taking steps to try to protect things around you. which in return keeps stuff from injuring you. >> and also to secure their water heater and things like that. if there is a disaster and emergency in the middle of the night we don't think it's going to happen while we're sleeping. >> we also found that a majority of injuries in major earthquakes occur because of the shrapnel and broken glasses. it's not because everything collapsed but it's cuts a
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 11:00pm PST
cannot feel my foes. -- my. >> i will feel them for you. >> i bet. jimmy kimmle live is right >>> a public memorial will be held for the petaluma teen who disappeared after a new year's eve music festival in south lake tahoe. alyssa burns' body was found by a utility worker last friday in a snow bank not far from the snow globe music festival she attended. an autopsy did not determine the cause of death. sheriff deputies are now waiting for toxicology results. that could take up to six weeks. the public memorial is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. tomorrow at casa grande high school. her family is asking those who attend to wear pink, her favorite color. >>> well, people in alyssa's hometown learned she was missing in part because of the efforts of a man known as petaluma batman. you are about to see why they call him that and what he does to help others. sergio you talked to this real life caped crusader. he may make people chuckle, but he tries to do some good. >> this just the last month is when the petaluma batman started roaming the streets of the city. in that short time he got
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
the hospital in texas today after bet battling illness. brompk kitis related cough sent hem to the hospital on the day after thaichlgt he spent a week in intensive car. his doctors say the condition wasn't life threatening but wanted to prevent the 8-year-old from developing pneumonia. >> mr. bush is america's oldest living president, by the way. >> coming up from 7 on your side, smart phone tracking and how laut could be on your side whit comes to finding out who is watching your every key stroke. store neighbors say snuck into the neighborhood. >> a car of the year is is an american car competing with mercedes-benz and bmw sports cars. the news at 5:00 >>> tonight san rafael police on the lookout for this machbl she the say robbed west america bank in san rafael on january 4th. the man approached a teller, demanded money, and made off with cash. police did#&# not say how much money he got away with. >> san francisco muni employees ran up the biggest overtime tab last year going over by $18 million. some money went to three supervise dwrorz make sure buses and trains run on time. another
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 4:00pm PST
rupert murdock is among potential buyers. it's possible it will bet the tribune on movie stations. net flix ceo started out with a bang. compensation package for 2013 will double, hitting $4 million, $2 million salary, $2 million stock options he took a pay cut because of management missteps. irving azoff resigned from the world's biggest concert promoter selling 1.7 million shares of live nation stock recently. and saying oversatisfying the merger looks for returning to the entrepreneurial world. says lawyers try to shut me up, now. shares of apple gaining 4.4%. stocks third biggest jump. shares of apple gained 31%, but closing today, stocks well off it's 52 week high of $705 a shairks turning broader market, stocks closing higher for the day. your bloomberg silicon valley index higher as well. speaking of apple, 13-year-old gregory hoffman got a great christmas present. an iphone but with a catch. the blogger told gregory he had to agree to a 13-point contract to keep the device. points include keep your manners, use your manners on the phone, never ignore a call from mom or dad. mom
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
to make a bet. >> i don't know his schedule but i will make communications clear as i wear my 49er hat to any conference i have. we are on the way to the super bowl, one of the hungy years. you feel it. >> the mayor has been a long-term 49er fan so the only question remaining, what is the delicacy in atlanta that we should bet on or against? >> come on, come on. >> peaches. >> peaches. >> grits. >> grits? >> another cold morning, and grits sounds good. >> anything to keep you warm and stick to your body. now, let's go outside, 5:17. someone is frozen in the control room. you can see the windfalling a little bit as we look down san francisco in the background and sausalito from mount tamien. live doppler 7 hd shows any radar runs and it is bone dry out there again but just enough moisture that the frost is forming inland. we are close at fremont and san jose with the 34's but we have los gatos at 32 and antioch is warmer spot at 38 and 44 in san francisco. monterey bay, we are in the upper 30's and 42 to salinas. through the forecast cycle, hazy sunshine, another "spare the air" day wit
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
talking about the food and if the mayors have a bet. i put it on facebook and so far for san francisco, we have sour dough and the chocolate and grits from atlanta, and a famous hotdog and barbecue. i would never have thought of barbecue. that is pork barbecue which is vinegar baseed. move on to the weather, go to facebook.com you can weigh in. looking at the embarcardero it is quiet. notice the trees are not swaying, not much of a wind and the stagnant air will yield poor air quality in more of the bay area and north bay, east bay, and even around san francisco. on top of the mountain you can see the dry air is being picked up with in clouds. well talk about what is going on for today. we will have hazy sun shine and a "spare the air" day again. as we head to tonight, it will be frosty inland again with the temperatures showing up inland again but notice around the bay we are warmer than yesterday, mid-30's to upper 30's and mid-40's around san francisco and half moon bay and you can see upper 30's around monterey bay and 42 am salinas but frost to the south. headed to sunday our highs ha
ABC
Jan 12, 2013 11:00pm PST
to that cold snap in north bay, bracing for the big chill tonight. cornell bernard is live in bet human ma. -- petaluma. folks are bundling up. >> folks here are bracing for the coldest night so far this year. behind me, petaluma boulevard, it's been very quiet for hours. near freezing temperatures keeping many people inside. >> it's so cold in petaluma, you might swear these icicles were the real thing. >> it's no night for street performer danny burks to be outside with his dog, molly. >> i'm from iowa. we get this type of cold, but we get it with snow. so frost all every everything, all over the sleeping bags. >> the frost almost looked like snow on auto row after a deep freeze overnight, which sent aaron into survival mode. >> heat cranked up high and lots of extra blankets. >> surprised tourists thought california was always warm and sunny. >> it's cold as ice. that and the wind and rain, i thought i was back home. >> the frigid cold was great for business at this store, where it's christmas every day. >> we had a lot of people coming in, just checking out the store. so it helps out w
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 11:35pm PST
. is that even a word? [ laughing ] [ male announcer ] you bet it is. try the surprisingly low fat turkey melt and experience turkeytopia for yourself. subway. the official training restaurant of ryan howard and athletes everywhere. [ all kids ] faster! ok, what's fast? um, my mom's car and a cheetah. okay. a spaceship. a spaceship. and what's slow? my grandma's slow. would you like it better if she was fast? i bet she would like it if she was fast. hm, maybe give her some turbo boosters. tape a cheetah to her back. tape a cheetah to her back? seems like you have thought about this before. [ male announcer ] it's not complicated. faster is better. and the iphone 5 downloads fastest on at&t 4g. ♪ and the iphone 5 downloads fastest on at&t 4g. (woman) 3 days of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the
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Jan 9, 2013 1:40am PST
the depression and taxpayers came to the rescue. $182 billion for aig. the insurance giant had bet on mortgage securities, bets that went wrong. ben bernanke calling the bets unconscionable. fast forward and now the company just finished paying back american taxpayers and in those new ads, proud of it. >> we've repaid every dollar america leant us. >> everything. with a profit of more than $22 billion. >> reporter: as those ads play on tv, aig is deciding whether to sue the government. the claim, that the terms of the bailout that taxpayer rescue actually hurt shareholders, in part, arguing the interest charge on that government rescue money was too high. the new york fed telling us, there's no merit to this suit, saying back then, aig's board of directors had an alternative choice from borrowing from the federal reserve and that choice was bankruptcy. had there not have been a bailout, what would the shareholders have now? >> possibly zero. >> reporter: a $25 billion lawsuit has been filed by the former ceo, the company saying it is in their obligation to determine what is in the best interes
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 8:00am PST
in the united states at risk, so we can cut medicare. that just won't happen. >> that's what people are betting on. >> that's exactly what republicans are betting on. we went to the well. we let the president get what he wanted on the fiscal cliff. but when it comes to the debt ceiling, he's going to have to cough up some spending cuts and they are saying they are prepared to go to the brink on this even if it means, you know, questioning the full faith and credit of the american government. >> but, yeah -- >> look, the republicans need to wake up and get real. we're the only country on earth that has a debt ceiling limit. ultimately as part of a grand bargain we ought to get rid of it and we ought to substitute statutory budget controls and the constitutional credit cart limit, the gdp but in the interim if the republicans wasn't to use leverage they ought to use it on the sequester and continuing resolution. >> right on the heels -- >> we should not allow this to become thought of as a legitimate or normal budget strategy. this is hostage-taking. this is saying walk into a room saying i've go
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Jan 22, 2013 11:35pm PST
that, i've never done that, yet i believe i'm going to defeat you and i also have a bet i would like to present you. we each have a twitter account. whoever loses the race, the other one gets to go on tomorrow for the whole day and tweet whatever they want from the other person's twitter account. [ cheers and applause ] >> can i tweet, like, as your penis or something? >> jimmy: you can do whatever you want. >> oh, i have to win this. that being then that you could tweet anything -- >> jimmy: i could tweet anything i want also. is that okay? >> sure. >> jimmy: are you ready to accept the challenge? >> what's the race? >> jimmy: we're going to race around the building and back here in the studio. i'm not sure how far it is. it should take us like a minute or something. >> like a minute. like four minutes. this is the thing. you're fast out of the gate. >> jimmy: i'm not fast. >> you're a man. >> jimmy: i'm not a man. [ laughter ] not really. i am an actress with a 4 in front of her age in hollywood. i am all about slow and steady. >> jimmy: i'm older than you, i'm fat, i'm big, i'm sl
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Jan 17, 2013 11:35pm PST
. would you like it better if she was fast? i bet she would like it if she was fast. hm, maybe give her some turbo boosters. tape a cheetah to her back. tape a cheetah to her back? seems like you have thought about this before. [ male announcer ] it's not complicated. faster is better. and the iphone 5 downloads fastest on at&t 4g. ♪ a small amount evaporates. this is the angel's share gone forever. but some liquid stays trapped, deep inside the wood and we've found a way to extract it. ♪ the devil's cut. a richer, full-flavored bourbon from jim beam. >> jimmy: science bob will be here to experiment on us. long before there was cee lo and lilo and play doh, there was j-lo. 6 she's a successful movie, music and tv star whom you can see dodging bullets alongside jason statham in the new action thriller, "parker."w3 >> people in palm beach are sharp, very sharp. people only come down here for one reason, money. i don't know what you're into, kidnapping, extortion, robbery. but whatever it is, you're going to need somebody who knows the territory, or you're gonna get caught. >> take off
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Jan 29, 2013 11:35pm PST
lost about 200 bucks. >> you lost 200 bucks? >> yeah, i had a bet with my brother. i was all for the ravens. absolutely. >> what did you think of the super bowl this past weekend? >> i didn't watch it. i heard it was good. >> you heard it was good. >> do you know who won? >> the 49ers? >> that's right. and do you know who the 49ers beat? >> the timberwolves. >> did ray lewis deserve the super bowl mvp which he won? >> definitely. i thought that before it even happened. we were all talking about it at work. we took a poll on it and we figured he was the one best deserving of it. >> he sure showed up to play, didn't he? >> he came to win, not just to play. >> he was like a man possessed out there, wasn't it? >> it was like another person in his body. he was the team in one person. he wasn't the one person, he was the whole team. >> talk to me about the halftime show. do you think beyonce was lip-synching? >> yes. but she was great either way. i thought she did a good job. >> did you like it when jay-z joined her onstage? >> yeah, for sure. that's perfect. that's good. it's a so
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Jan 2, 2013 1:40am PST
to make it happen. but believe it or not, some people are betting against you. here's abc's matt gutman. >> three, two, one. happy new year! >> reporter: no sooner had the new year's ball dropped and up popped jessica simpson. one of is very first ads of the new year. >> because when a weight loss program is built for human nature, you can expect amazing. >> reporter: our resolutions, more personal. about 40% of americans make these promises. >> i was going to try to be nicer to my brother. >> not complaining as much. >> take more risks in life. >> reporter: by some accounts, a third of these promises are broken before the end of january. not so amazing. the perennial top two resolutions are increasing exercise and decreasing your weight. it's a $66 billion industry. do they continue with the programs they start? >> there are some people that do, but there's a group that's consistently inconsistent. >> reporter: market analysts show that gym memberships peak in january and by march, they plummet. in fact, one study shows 80% of new members become no members after just eight weeks. >> it
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Jan 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
for mayors to have a little friendly wager. san francisco ed lee have agreed to bet. they decided decided yet what is on the table. by the way, you know, green bay lost. we won. wisconsin cheese curds are on the way here. abc 7 news. >> must be good. >> oh, yu moo. here is a fan photo we've been asking you to send in. this one, of a dog. look how cute that is. >> we have at least another week to go. you can e mail them to this address. we've been posting them on abc 7 news.com as well. >> feels like football weather. >> it's crisp out there. >> i almost called in cold this morning. i decided to come in cold instead. here is a live view from our mount tamalpais camera looking on to the bay. san francisco to the right. bay bridge to the left. and temperatures are beginning to drop into chilly range. here is live doppler 7 hd no. clouds in the sky. it's going to be cold once again, tonight. let's get down to it. taking a look at readings on the 36 at napa. 42 at fairfield. so looks like napa has a head start. readings are a few degrees above the temperatures at this y9 so cold light now as at 6:
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Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
since then. >> champagne, burritos, a restaurant chain is betting some customers will include this in part of the wedding. >> and a new attack ad from the nr >> novato, oakland, and sunnyvale and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> 6:15. it is not uncommon to have calm conditions in the morning which we have. we have wind in san jose, just a bit at three miles per hour. six at napa and nine at half moon bay but the calm conditions in the afternoon hours because of the huge area of high pressure, omega block high is the reason why we will have a "spare the air" day with hazy sunshine and poor air quality. we are in the 50's by noon and mid-to-upper 50's in the afternoon hours. enjoyment warmth. kristen? >> happening now firefighters are trying to rescue a woman caught between two buildings. this is a live picture of the firefighters from portland, oregon. this started after 4:00 this morning, the woman was seen smoking and a passerby heard a scream and found the woman fell into the tight space between this building and anotherredding and you can see they are working on it sh
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
. outrunning an average. >> then at 11:00 bet place for a collin kaepernik sighting. >> and that does it for this edition of abc 7 news. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching. we appreciate your time. >> good night, everyone. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. this is "jeopardy!" today's contestants are -- an actor from indianapolis, indiana... a high school math teacher from st. louis, missouri... and our returning champion, an actor from toronto, canada... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thanks, johnny. and helen's win yesterday at $40,801 was the biggest one-day win so far this season. can she keep i
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Jan 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
'll be out, but i bet he will. >> we'll be watching. i can see you fixing your hair. there's wind now. it was a glorious day here in washington. sunny and warm. but look at what's happened before here in the capital. you'll remember in previous years, during the reagan administration, his second inaugural was a lot worse. so cold they had to go inside. snow filling the stands. in 1937, it was the wettest january on record. fdr decided if the crowd could handle the elements, so could he. he rode through the streets in an open car. just before we came on the air, we checked the forecast. they're expecting 30s, chilly, but not bad. we're grateful for that. rain or shine the abc news team will be here throughout the day with live coverage starting with "good morning america" and continuing throughout the day. the entire team along the parade route. we'll see you tomorrow. >>> in the meantime, we continue on the note about weather and bitter cold freezing a big stretch of the country tonight. blowing arctic winds along with it and clayton sandell is tracking the front for us. >> reporter:
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Jan 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
that honesty is always the best bet and that the truth will set you free. it's got to be really hard to walk around knowing you're not telling the truth about something. >> crow would not say whether she personally ever witnessed armstrong using illegal drugs. >>> and, a note about our friend barbara walters. today, she gave us an update on her recovery after that fall over the weekend. telling us she's still in the hospital, running a low grade fever, but she'll be home soon and wanted to thank everyone who has sent her such good wishes. add us to that list. we've got the red carpet ready. >>> and coming up here, we're going to show you something we saw behind the scenes of the obama family. we wanted to know, is it what your family would do? you'll tell us. ale announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. [ slap! ] [ slap! slap! slap! slap! ]
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Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
tomorrow afternoon on katie before abc 7 news at 4:00. >> today, jimmy kimmel collecting on a bet. he took over a twitter account of modern family star julie bowen after beating her in a race last night. take a look. >> jimmy kimmel showing belter speed than i'd imagined. shocking. the winner takes over the twit year kts one day. you can read the tweets here is one of the tweets, hi, i'm julie. and i'm a star. he also wrote i just read minutes ago he said... i, today i'm taking over tweets, tomorrow, thoughts. it airs live following abc 7 news at 11:00. all right. thanks for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. the news at 5:00 continues right now. >> thank you. that is at 5:00. he's a man on a mission. you're going to hear from a consultant oakland just hired about how he plans to fight crime there. >> a california school district armed with high powered weapons just in case.. >> live doppler 7 tracking a show-moving system. how long you'll need rain gear coming up. >> good evening, i'm cheryl jengs. >> i'm carolyn johnson. the consultant hired to help fight crime says he's ready to get to
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Jan 27, 2013 2:00am PST
anders. a change of momentum. sharks bet a power play and patrick marleau withhis first goal of the game. game. scored two goals in every game this season. later, his hundred hmm leading eighth goal of the year. second per. greiss giving neimi the day off. he has 24 saves in his first career shutout. how about another first. matt irwin, first nhl goal. a little laser. sharks with the 4-0 victory. back at it tomorrow night at the tank against vancouver. >> tennis' first major of the year winding down, the aussie open. azarenka facing na, azarenka looking for a second straight title. na won the first set but victoria came roaring back. of a ten minute fireworks delay the third set -- central day -- na falls, hits her head and hurts her left ankle. the medical team let her play, but azarenka just -- back-to-back aussie open titles. >> fog in san diego cancelled the third round of the farmers insurance open at torrey pines. didn't stop the players from having fun. look at this. jerry kelly, a single 'the gut could have hurt himself. tiger leads this event. hopefully resume play tomorrow. >>>
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Jan 30, 2013 4:00pm PST
kelly ripa but that is just a bad day. super bowl bet is on now. taking advice from her husband, she picked ravens. former new york giants defensive send going with niners. he played and knows. now if baltimore wins he swril to do kelly's intense workout. if niners win they she swril to eat chicagoen wing autos other, brother. >> a young 49ers fan is not letting his condition get him down. >> he trance formed his room, look at this, into a 49ers shrine he has game jerseys 49ers blankets sheets teddy bears and team flags. and even has a little bling there. >> his family will join him his>uí>v favorite meal from kfc. >> my uncle is going to come. my family is going to come. we're going to watch ask eat chicken. >> he suffers from congenital heart problems and his stay may be a long one, if niners win he just wants one thing to add, of course, a super bowl trophy. >> that would be nice. and what a nice kid. >> we need to mempx a change 49ers. >> thatiçrz is a limb bit of fun there. >> no clouds in the sky. sunny, mild, take a look at conditions. snow tomorrow in the great lakes and pa
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Jan 31, 2013 1:05am PST
. >> rocky has got game. i bet right now. the costume is still on. >>> coming up, turning to a fortune teller for a super bowl pick. >>> and later, rihanna's tainted love story, explaining why, yes, she's back together with chris brown. you are watching "world news now." ♪ hey how much i love you boy >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lunesta. ght to you by lunesta. and lunesta®(eszopiclone) can help you get there. like it has for so many people before. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it the next day,
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Jan 4, 2013 1:05am PST
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Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
and taking that all the way down to where it remerges with 80 beyond the scene. that is the best bet. this is about 45 minute drive from the bridge to the mcarthur maze with the metering lights on at the bay bridge toll plaza it is backed up in incline stall. you can see the backup toward the maze. eric? >> thank you. we start with developing news that abc7 first break on twitter, the investigation continues after a tanker sideswiped the bay bridge. our reporter is live on treasure island with more. >> the bar pilot will be questioned today. the ship will be further inspected. the ship is right there off the treasure island between here and alcatraz, 751' ship, that is damaged but not leaking. yesterday, at noon, the oil tanker which was not carrying oil as cargo but only as fuel, it sideswiped the bay bridgetower. the damage described is "deep dent." >> 30' to 40' has been damaged and will need to be replaced and it has been damaged in the way it was supposed to. >> a double-hull ship so there was no penetration of the hull that we have found. it is believed there is in product leak
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Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
tonight for a north bay casino that is betting it can overcome community opposition. abc 7 news >>> governor jerry brown says change is on the way. the governor announced before the state met requirements to eliminate overcrowded. brown filed a request asking the courts to end their oversight and lift a cap on prison populations. >> there is no question that there were big problems in california prisons. overcrowding lack of health care lack of mental health care and lots of other problems but after decades of work the job is now complete. >> but lawyers say they will fight the governor's request they'reu;uv argue not enough has been done to reform mental health care. >> care remains terrible. there are prisoners dying and committing suicide at alarming rates and independent nal sis shows that those deaths could have been prevented with adequate care. >> the panel found prisons were so overcrowded they violated constitutional rights. officials say the population has not been this low since 1995. >> by the way governor announced today he has completed his treatment for prostate c
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Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
of the bikes and there he was. he surprised me. >> you can bet it did. officers say three of the four people arrested are juveniles. police say the suspect stole electronics and jewelry from the house. >>> new at 11:00, a burglar has stolen a golden box estimated to be worth $800,000. this is the museum's second burglary in two months. police say someone broke in early monday morning, and that person stole the box along with a chunk of quartz from the gold rush area. in mid-november someone stole gold nuggets and other items. they made no arrest in either case. >>> elective surgeries are postponed until tomorrow evening as it recovers from a water emergency. officials issued a code dry at the medical center at its merit pavilion campus. water was restored after 5:00 p.m. but for more than four hours, surgeries were canceled and no one could use sinks or flushed toilets. it affects all aspects of the hospital except for urgent patient care issues. the hospital blames it on a utility failure, but they would not elaborate. >>> governor jerry brown says he will be here to, quote, kick around for
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Jan 9, 2013 1:05am PST
. >> you can bet it did. officers say three of the four people arrested are juveniles. police say the suspect stole electronics and jewelry from the house. >>> new at 11:00, a burglar has stolen a golden box estimated to be worth $800,000. this is the museum's second burglary in two months. police say someone broke in early monday morning, and that person stole the box along with a chunk of quartz from the gold rush area. in mid-november someone stole gold nuggets and other items. they made no arrest in either case. >>> elective surgeries are postponed until tomorrow evening as it recovers from a water emergency. officials issued a code dry at the medical center at its merit pavilion campus. water was restored after 5:00 p.m. but for more than four hours, surgeries were canceled and no one could use sinks or flushed toilets. it affects all aspects of the hospital except for urgent patient care issues. the hospital blames it on a utility failure, but they would not elaborate. >>> governor jerry brown says he will be here to, quote, kick around for a longtime after completing radiat
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Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
in the colder air the bet chance -- best chance for a shower is in that area and then the snow drops to 1,500 to 1,000 feet so if a storm strays over the land we could get a dusting of light snow fromming in from the scattered showers to .1". i mention add stray shower is possible on saturday and right now, the game is going to be dry and the showers on saturday again mainly over the ocean so dress for temperatures in the mid-40's. that is balmy for the packers. frost is likely the next several mornings and 50's by monday and tuesday. have a great day. >> happy wednesday. we have a live look in san jose, in fog here but lots of cars. 280 beyond the 17 overcrossing and to sunnyvale and cupertino, bumper to bumper slow on 280 and the drive from antioch is slow from hillcrest under 20 minutes and all mass transit is on time. 580 and 101 from santa rosa is the slower area. >> ahead well update our breaking news in new york city. there is a gerri -- a ferry crash. we have a new total of 30 to 50 people injured. >> back to our breaking news from new york city. the crash of a ferry in a dock, we
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Jan 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
, together, get to choose which one. so, you can vote online. the betting pros, by the way, say the wheelbarrow is the most likely to go. you can also vote for a new token, either a cat, a robot, a helicopter, a guitar or a diamond ring. i liked the wheelbarrow. oh well. if you see something out there for our "instant index," be sure to tweet it to me, @dianesawyer. >>> and, coming up next here, we saw her take home gold in london. so, why was missy franklin so nervous for a high school swim meet? [ boys screaming ] hi, i just switched jobs and i want to roll over my old 401(k) into a fidelity ira. man: okay, no problem. it's easy to get started; i can help you with the paperwork. um...this green line just appeared on my floor. yeah, that's fidelity helping you reach your financial goals. could you hold on a second? it's your money. roll over your old 401(k) into a fidelity ira and take control of your personal economy. this is going to be helpful. call or come in today. fidelity investments. turn here. [ lisa ] my name's lisa and chantix helped me quit. i honestly lo
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Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
activity around. there could be bet spots on the highways and cold air settling in around mount hamilton. could be mixed precipitation there. later in the day, showers give waig to partly sunny skies. rainfall totals won't be that sig kanlt. up to maybe 15/100ths of an inch. over in sierra, winter weather advisory in effect until 4:00. five to seven inches of new snow. now king tides and swells contributing to this. we'll have high tides just above seven feet. back to low temperatures overnight will be chilly in spots. especially inland valleys. and speaking of cold weather werk have a freeze warning in affect this, is for friday morning from 2:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. we have a frost advisory in effect for bay shore line. we're going to have cold mornings coming our way3éñ. here is the accu-weather forecast. two frizing, frosty mornings coming our way. temperatures moderating a little bit sunday and monday. going to feel like winter. >> well just ahead here tonight continuing, the sandbags that are now shorg up a levy on the peninsula. >> just in case >> the city of east palo alto says it
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